Communication Arts Photography Annual 2014

I am so incredibly honored that “Merrik and the T-Street Shorebreak” was selected for an Award of Excellence in the Communication Arts Photography Annual 2014. This is something I dreamed about since I started shooting in college. I have always admired the work in Communication Arts magazine and even more excited is my husband …

Paradise Found

  After my husband and I sailed up from French Polynesia to Hawaii, we sailed around the Hawaiian Islands for a few months then settled into Ala Wai Yacht Harbor where the famous Ala Moana Bowls surf break was our backyard. We took The Bus to work in downtown Honolulu …

asana FIT yogis

  For the last couple of months I have been very excited to work with the lovely ladies and asana FIT here in San Clemente.  Both Jessilyn and Kristin have had a strong vision from the beginning as to what they wanted to convey in the studio’s website.  Of course …

great ocean quarterly

I am so honored and thrilled to have one of my favorite images selected for the cover of Great Ocean Quarterly magazine. This is a stunning magazine that delivers gorgeous layouts, thought provoking articles and inspirational photography and illustrations. The launch issue featured an amazing cover image by Jon Frank. …

CHOC the future’s bright ad campaign

  It’s always an honor to work with CHOC Children’s Hospital and this year was the most inspirational project I’ve worked on with them. They selected 4 children age 1-16 who wrote about what they hope for their future and why. From a parent’s perspective for their one year old …

st joseph health advertising campaign

 One of the Sisters of St. Joseph and the gorgeous light in the Napa Valley   Carrie standing in for me for a test shot Carrie working her magic on one of the doctors in Napa My client multi-tasking: putting out fires on her phone back at the office while …

friendly docs | commercial photography

        Awhile back I was hired to create images for the St. Joseph Health System’s advertising campaign. They wanted me to create images of real people who seemed friendly and approachable using just natural light inside a medical facility. It was a wonderful project and I met …

. interview with a photographer

    [photographs ©kyle monk photography. last two photograph ©monkpond] “ Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow. – Imogen Cunningham Before I decided to concentrate on my own photography business, I started a company called Thought Gap. The name was born from …

outtake moments

    I was so thrilled to work with a fun and easy going Art Director (that’s him in the lab coat top image right-posing as some doctor, and holding “baby” in the maternity ward-bottom image) and Stylist (in the pink sweatshirt) on my recent commercial photography shoot. I photographed …